Funding from Benalla’s Tomorrow Today Foundation 2018 Grants Program will allow 10 local projects to be undertaken over the coming year.. More than $27000 was awarded for a range of initiatives at a well-attended ceremony on Thursday, May 17
With racing fever hitting town thanks to the Winton V8 series, Benalla McDonald’s showed their support for girls who like to get behind the wheel.. Benalla racing star Ellexandra Best and Townsville’s Madison Dunston were showcased at
Yooralla celebrated its 100th birthday with a celebration in Benalla last Thursday.. Benalla Rural City Deputy Mayor Scott Upston introduced the event, which was attended by local dignitaries, and business people who joined Yooralla staff and
Benalla’s Colin Handcock, 97, has received a ‘‘Saluting Their Service’’ certificate on behalf of his wife Shirley, who served in World War II.. Federal Member for Indi Cathy McGowan presented Colin with the certificate
The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) has highlighted Benalla as one of the most affordable places to rent in the state.. REIV chief executive officer Gil Kin said the rental market in regional Victoria offers opportunities for investors and
The Benalla family research group will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, May 30, at the group rooms in Church St at 3pm.. The group has made enormous advances since its inception 35 years ago, when its assets were a box of micro fiche
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
NAB says it is still working to restore the mobile app, but Internet Banking, ATMs and EFTPOS are back online after an outage earlier left customers stranded.
Former managing director of the Australian Christian Lobby Lyle Shelton will head the Australian Conservatives' Queensland Senate ticket at the next election.
The federal government says 800,000 additional doses of the flu vaccine will be available by the middle of July, ahead of the peak period for transmission.
A re-elected Labor government will criminalise workplace manslaughter and wage theft in Victoria, meaning bosses could face time behind bars.
The Turnbull government has ramped up its push for income tax cuts, pointing to new figures that show they will largely favour middle income earners.
In an escalation of the Gaza borer protests after a lull, dozens of Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire and tear gas as they approached the fence.
Canadian police are hunting the two men suspected of detonating a bomb in a restaurant, injuring 15 people, but don't believe it was an act of terrorism.
Conditions have eased to the relief of firefighters battling a string of bushfires in Western Australia that destroyed at least one home.
Australia has requested the Russian Federation begin negotiations about reparations now the country has been found responsible for the downing of MH17.
John Hardy, who was chief executive of Godfreys from 1983 to 2010 and then again from mid-2016 to 2017, has again been appointed to the head role.